Herb pistou

This fresh pistou is great as a flavouring to add to pasta or dressings, used as a marinade for chicken or fish, or a really nice way to freshen up a cheese toasty.

Basil leaves scattered on a white table
  • Preparation time 5 mins (prep. time)
  • Serves 4


  • 30g fresh basil 
  • 30g fresh parsley 
  • 30g fresh mint 
  • 50g spinach
  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 50ml olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to season


Serving suggestion

  • 200g spaghetti, cooked and drained 
  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled 
  • 60g black olives


  1. Remove any large woody stalks from your herbs.
  2. Place into a blender or food processor, with all the other ingredients.
  3. Blend together until you have a thick, spreadable sauce.
  4. Serving suggestion – stir through cooked spaghetti, with black olives and feta cheese for a quick and simple dinner.